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Midland play is anything but normal

Midland play is anything but normal

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Local theater troupe, Passion Theatre, brought a Pulitzer Prize–winning play to Midland and gave a performance that showed exactly why “Next to Normal” deserved the award. “‘Next to Normal’ has been our dream show for this group since I was 16. We finally decided to go through with it, and it has been the most difficult, […]

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State of the Art – Local poetry

State of the Art – Local poetry

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. I was one of nearly 75 people gathered together at Counter Culture in Saginaw on a Tuesday night. Under cozy, dim lighting numerous patrons of the arts from all over the area filled the venue until it was standing room only – and even then people were pouring out into the room next to the stage. […]

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‘Disenchanted’ takes female power to a new level

‘Disenchanted’ takes female power to a new level

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief If you’ve never heard of “Disenchanted,” I would describe it as a big “f**k you” to the men who wrote the original Disney classic princess tales. Nothing made me happier to see that the cast of six women expressing the thoughts that every woman thinks of when watching these old-school musicals. Why does the prince always […]

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Collegiate Reviews It: Fusion 1 Cafe

Collegiate Reviews It: Fusion 1 Cafe

Upon entering the Fusion 1 Cafe, members of the Delta Collegiate complained of hunger. We were excited for the journey ahead: all you can eat sushi.

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Local teen hospitalized after apparent murder-suicide

By Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief MIDLAND, MI – A Midland High School teen is currently being hospitalized in Grand Rapids after an apparent murder-suicide, allegedly conducted by her stepfather, Jan. 6. According to MLive, the incident happened just before 10 p.m. on I-96, leaving locals Lisa Somers, 50, and Dave Somers, 51, dead. Midland teen Amedy Dewey was shot but has […]

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Dow Gardens Fall Walk attendees chat and enjoy refreshments while waiting for Valentiger to start playing music. Oct. 27, 2017. Midland, Mich. (Delta Collegiate/Jaylie Dice)

Dow Gardens hosts family events for fall and winter

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief MIDLAND – With a crisp fall breeze swaying through the trees, community members followed a lantern-lit path through Dow Gardens as part of its yearly Fall Walk. Visitors were able to purchase locally made donuts, cider and caramel apples from Hemlock’s Jacques Orchard. Dow Gardens will be featuring other holiday-themed events in the next few months. […]

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“Beauty and the Beast” hits the Midland stage

“Beauty and the Beast” hits the Midland stage

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor. The cast of “Beauty and the Beast” dance into the audience’s hearts during the group number “Be Our Guest.” (Photo Courtesy/Midland Center for the Arts)   The iconic live-action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” had just hit theaters, so there was no better time for Midland Center for the Arts (MCFTA) to put on its […]

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Delta English professor publishes new book

Delta English professor publishes new book

By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. Larry Levy and Jeff Vande Zande, both of Midland, have been friends for more than 17 years. They met while being involved with the English division at Delta College. Now they both have recently published books, a poetry chapbook and a novel respectively. Vande Zande approached Levy with the idea of an event to spotlight […]

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Radio Wasteland opens their doors to Midland

Radio Wasteland opens their doors to Midland

By Brandi Miller, staff reporter.  MIDLAND– A father-daughter duo have opened up a record store in the Midland area. Jim and Katie Gleason are co-owners of Radio Wasteland. Customers crowded the store for their debut Jan 13. People couldn’t wait to sift through the different genres of vinyl. “We’ve had a great response from the community and record collectors alike,” […]

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Classics, Opera play in local theaters

Classics, Opera play in local theaters

By Isaac DeVille, staff reporter.  Movie-goers at Goodrich Quality theaters are in for a treat this fall and winter.  In the tri-city area, National Cinema Media is focusing on showing operas and classics on the big screen. Flashback Cinema is every Sunday and Wednesday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  These shows haven’t been seen on the big screen in […]

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